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I am bringing centuries-old nomadic tradition into the modern world, by adapting ancient motifs to modern, functional designs. My pouches and sleeves are all made of vegetable-tanned full-grain leather which is hand painted, colored with eco-friendly dyes and waxed before being hand-stitched with durable braided nylon thread. The linings are all made from salvaged mill-end upholstery fabric which is strong yet soft. Everything here is available on my Etsy site.
By Jeff on 02/26/2013
A few months ago, I was invited to return as a designer for the 2013 Power of the Purse charity auction organized by Girls Inc. of NW Oregon. I had a great time last year when my “hop” bag sold for over $3000, so I readily accepted the invitation for this year’s event. For my [...]
By Jeff on 12/15/2012
Now my my iPhone wallet that Etsy started using two days ago as their featured item for Etsy’s Gift Ideas For Him page is right on Etsy’s front page and right at the top!! My number of visitors has exceeded 3500 a day!
By Jeff on 12/13/2012
My iPhone wallet is used as the featured item for Etsy’s Gift Ideas For Him page. I’m receiving over 5 times my normal number of daily hits. Too bad I am no longer taking Christmas orders!
By Jeff on 07/02/2012
A few months ago I was approached by a buyer from Free People about making an exclusive design for an iPhone wallet for sale on their website. It was to be similar to the iPhone wallets I was already selling on Etsy with a pouch for the phone and a pocket for cards or cash. [...]
By Jeff on 02/28/2012
Last November I was contacted by a lady organizing a charity auction for Girls Inc., a nationwide organization that empowers young women. The auction is an annual event called Power of the Purse and it teams local celebrities with local craftspeople to design and create purses that are sold to the highest bidder, the proceeds [...]